After a record dive to 7,062 meters below sea level by China's manned submersible Jiaolong in 2012, Chinese scientists are developing another submersible designed to reach 11,000 m.
China's icebreaker Xuelong, or "Snow Dragon," kicked off the country's sixth Arctic expedition from its Shanghai base on Friday.
China is speeding up the development of unmanned ground vehicles, which will play an important role in future battlefields and civilian sectors.
Jiaolong, China's first manned deep-sea submersible, on Friday embarked on a scientific expedition in the Pacific Ocean.
In the 1930s, 18-year-old Austrian biology student Hans Hass went diving off the southern coast of France for the first time.
China's growing role in the Arctic will foster a win-win situation for all, said the head of the polar strategic research division under the Polar Research Institute of China.
China's Tianhe-2, the world's fastest supercomputer, is boosting science and technological development at home and abroad.
A two-seat, emission-free, GPS-based navigable electric networked vehicle had its first field test and demonstration in North China's port city Tianjin recently.
China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer, with a performance of 33.86 petaflops per second (Pflops/s), retained the title of the world's fastest system for the third consecutive time, according to a biannual Top500 list of supercomputers released Monday.
Jiaolong, China's first manned deep-sea submersible, is scheduled to leave for a voyage in the northwest Pacific Ocean on June 25, according to oceanic authorities.
Two research centers for information science and material science were officially established on Friday in Northwestern Polytechnical University.
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) will step up support for research into next-generation mobile telecom networks, or 5G, an official said on Wednesday.